My research area includes smart grids and renewable integration including their associated protection equipment, communication protocols and security, wireless sensor networks, communications and signal/image processing. I have successfully supervised 9 PhD students to completion, who now all work in Academia and Industry both nationally and internationally. I am internal and external examiner in MPhil/PhD VIVAs.
Current PhD Supervisions2Smart Real-time monitoring optimisation for a heterogeneous Wireless Body Area Network1Real-time HVDC transmission protectionSuccessful PhD Completions9 Nov 2018Pre- and Post-Processing for Image Compression Enhancement8Nov 2018Design an Intelligent Monitoring and Control (IMC) unit to implement intelligent monitoring and self-healing control for the smart grid7 Feb 2018DC Line Protection for Multi-terminal HVDC Transmission Systems,6Aug 2017Application-Aware Feature Utilisation for Optimised Sensing Node Characterisation within Resource Constrained Visual Sensor Networks5Sept 2016Fault Diagnosis and Tolerant Control of Modular Multi-level Converters in HVDC Networks4Oct 2015Optimization of Real-Time Network Control Systems over Mobile Ad Hoc-Networks3July 2010Closed loop control over Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET)2July 2009Development of a Delay Algorithm and a Co-Simulation Framework for NCS over MANETs1July 2009 Investigation of layered Multi-Agent Architecture for managing the delivery of mobile content
Selected Publications (some publications available online)
A full list of my 46 published works can be found on the following researcher databases:
Google Scholar Profile
YearS1#Paper detailsImpact factor201914A. M. Khalili, Abdel-Hamid Soliman, Md Asaduzzaman, Alison Griffiths, 'Wi-Fi Sensing: Applications and Challenges' preprint 201813Ikhide, M, Tennakoon, S, Ha, H, Griffiths, A, Subramanian, S & Adamczyk, A 2018, 'A transient and non-unit-based protection technique for DC grids based on the rate-of-change (R-o-C) of the fault induced travelling wave components' Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks. 0.76912Monday Ikhide, Sarath B. Tennakoon, Alison L. Griffiths, Hengxu Ha, Sankara Subramanian, Andrzej J. Adamczyk “A novel time domain protection technique for multi-terminal HVDC networks utilising travelling wave energy”, Elsevier, Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks, Volume 16, December 2018, Pages 300-314 0.76911Monday Ikhide, Sarath Tennakoon, Alison Griffiths, Hengxu Ha, Sankara Subramanian, Andrzej Adamczyk “Transient-based protection technique for future DC grids utilising travelling wave power”, IET The Journal of Engineering, Volume 2018, Issue 15, October 2018, p. 1267 – 1273, DOI: 10.1049/joe.2018.0186 , Online ISSN 2051-3305 201610A. Amjad, A. Griffiths and M. Patwary, 'QoI-Aware Unified Framework for Node Classification and Self-Reconfiguration within Heterogeneous Visual Sensor Networks” IEEE Access Journal, Vol. 4, pp:9027-9042, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2016.2635941 1.279A Amjad, M Patwary, A L Griffiths and A-H Soliman 'Characterization of Field-of-View for Energy Efficient Application-Aware Visual Sensor Networks' IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 16, Issue. 9, pp: 3109 - 3122 2016 (IF: 1.889) 1.8898M Abdelsalam, M Marei, S Tennakoon and A L Griffiths, 'Capacitor Voltage Balancing Strategy Based on Sub-module Capacitor Voltage Estimation for Modular Multilevel Converters.' CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, no. 1 (2016): 83-89 2015 20157O E Egaji, A L Griffiths, M S Hasan. and H Yu, 'A Comparison of Mamdani and Sugeno Fuzzy Based Packet Scheduler for MANET with a Realistic Wireless Propagation Model', IEEE International Journal of Automation and Computing (IJAC). Vol. 12, Issue 1. pp. 1-12, 2015 20136O E Egaji, A L Griffiths, M S Hasan and H Yu, 'Fuzzy logic based packet scheduling algorithm for Mobile ad-hoc Network with a realistic propagation model', International Journal of Automation and Computing (IJAC), 2013 5J M M Kamal, M S Hasan, A L Griffiths, and H Yu., 'Development and Verification of Simulation Model Based on Real MANET Experiments for Transport Layer Protocols (UDP and TCP),' International Journal of Automation and Computing, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 53-63, 2013 20124A Amjad, A L Griffiths, and M P Patwary, “Multiple face detection algorithm using colour skin modelling”, IET Image Processing, vol. 6, pp. 1093–1101(8), November 2012 0.75320093M S Hasan, H Yu, A L Carrington, T C Yang “Co-simulation of wireless networked control systems over mobile ad hoc network using SIMULINK and OPNET”, IET communications 2009, Volume 3, issue 8 pp. 1297-1310. (IF: 0.742) 0.74220052M S Hasan, C Harding, H Yu, and A L Griffiths, 'Modelling delay and packet drop in Networked Control Systems using Network Simulator NS2', International Journal of Automation and Computing (IJAC), vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 187-194, 2005. 20011A L Heath, Carrasco R., “Simulation of Access For 3G IP WCDMA to Fixed Packet Switched Networks using OPNETTM”, IEE Electronics Letters, volume: 37 number: 11, 24 May 2001. 0.93
Selected conference / workshop publications
YearS1#Paper details201931Ikhide, M, Tennakoon, S, Ha, H, Griffiths, A, Subramanian, S & Adamczyk, A 2018,'A Back-up protection strategy for future DC grids utilising travelling wave energy', The 15th IET international conference on AC and DC Power Transmission, ACDC 2019, 5-7 Feb 2019201830Muhammad Majid Ali, A L Griffiths “Study of Brain Signal Extraction, Processing and Implementation”, IEEE Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Automation & Computing, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 6-7 September 201829M Ikhide, S Tennakoon, A L Griffiths, S Subramanian and H Ha 'A transient based protection technique for future DC grids utilising travelling wave power” 14th IET International Conference on Development in Power System Protection (DPSP), March 2018201728A. Amjad, M. Patwary and A. Griffiths, 'Energy Efficient Self-Reconfiguration Scheme for Visual Information based M2M Communication,' Submitted to 2017 IEEE 85th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring), Sydney, 2017201627M Ikhide, S Tennakoon, A L Griffiths, S Subramanian and H Ha “Limitations of di/dt Techniques in DC Line protection” 13th IET International Conference on Development in Power System Protection (DPSP), March 201626M Abdelsalam, H Y Diab, S Tennakoon, A L Griffiths and M I Marei, “Detection and Diagnosis of Sub-Module Faults for Modular Multilevel Converters” In Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), September 2016 51st International Universities. IEEE. Portugal25Abdelsalam, M., Diab, H., Tennakoon, S. and Griffiths, A., 2016, September. 'Reliability enhancement of modular multilevel converter by applying fault tolerant control.' In Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2016 51st International Universities (pp. 1-5). IEEE24Abdelsalam, M., Tennakoon, S.B., Griffiths, A.L. and Marei, M.I., 2016. 'A smart fault detection and localization strategy of modular multi-level converters for HVDC networks' 5th IET International Conference on Renewable Power Generation (RPG) 2016201523Abdelsalam, M., Tennakoon, S., Griffiths, A.L. and Marei, M., 2015, September. 'Investigation of sub-module fault types of modular multi-level converters in HVDC networks.' In Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2015 50th International Universities (pp. 1-6). IEEE22M Ikhide; S Tennakoon; A L Griffiths; S Subramanian; H Ha “Fault detection in Multi-Terminal Modular Multilevel Converter (MMC) based High Voltage DC (HVDC) transmission system” IEEE Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2015 50th International Universities, pp: 1 - 6, September 2015201321O E Egaji, A L Griffiths, M S Hasan, H Yu., “Development of a realistic simulation model for IEEE 802.11n based on Experimental Result,” 7th International Conference on Software, Knowledge, Information Management and Applications (SKIMA 2013), 201320O E Egaji., A L Griffiths, M S Hasan. and H Yu ,'Fuzzy logic based packet scheduling algorithm for Mobile ad-hoc Network with a realistic propagation model' 19th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC 2013), Birmingham, UK, (ICAC 2013)